The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Requirements Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Requirements Management over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Requirements Management
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 130 108
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22  
Contract jobs citing Requirements Management 8 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £319 £500 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.25% -1.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £478 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £535 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £414 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +3.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £39.63 £37.74
% change year-on-year +12.30% +4.99%  

Requirements Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Requirements Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Requirements Management as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Requirements Management in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Requirements Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for Requirements Management in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Requirements Management in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Requirements Management in the West Midlands

Requirements Management
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Requirements Management within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +10 4 £400 -
Coventry +14 2 £375 -
Birmingham +10 2 £263 -47.50%
Requirements Management
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Requirements Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Requirements Management.

1 12 (75.00%) Use Case
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Automotive
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) Business Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
7 2 (12.50%) UML
7 2 (12.50%) SSADM
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
7 2 (12.50%) Test Planning

Requirements Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
1 1 (6.25%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Automotive
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Treasury Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Use Case
2 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (37.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Validation
5 4 (25.00%) Business Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Management
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
6 3 (18.75%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 2 (12.50%) SSADM
7 2 (12.50%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 26262
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (6.25%) PTC
2 1 (6.25%) SAP